Gulfport is the second largest city in Mississippi after the state capital Jackson. It is the larger of the two principal cities of the Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. With over 70,000 residents, there are several industries that have diversified the city. It is the place of the Gulfport Port, US Navy Seabee Base, the Island View Casino & Resort, and several other major industries.
There are many reasons why families make Gulfport their home. It is known for its white sandy beaches, the Marina near the Gulfport Port where you can take a ship excursion to the islands or go on a deep sea fishing adventure, or it's terrific downtown area that is loaded with great pubs and restaurants.